Author(s): Sherryl Clark
It's 1900 . . .
and Rose's world is changing. At last she can go to a proper school where she makes a best friend, learns more than just embroidery and even gets to play in a proper cricket match. But at home, Mother is dangerously ill, Father is worried about Federation, and Aunt Alice is getting in more trouble than ever . . .
Join Rose again on her adventure in the third of four exciting stories about a Federation girl who's determined to do things her way!
Sherryl Clark has published almost 30 children's books, including The Too-Tight Tutu, Sixth Grade Style Queen (Not!) and Motormouth. She has had two collections of poetry for adults published - Edge (1990) and Thicker Than Water (1999), and is a co-editor of Poetrix magazine. Lucia Masciullo has recently illustrated Sonya Hartnett's The Boy and Toy.